Organic Almond Cookies

Ease of Preparation: Moderate Preparation Time: 10-15 min Cook Time: 15 min Servings: 36 Ingredients 50  almonds, blanched 1 cup butter 3/4 cup honey 1  egg, beaten 1/2 teaspoon almond extract 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract 2 1/2 cups flour 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder 1/8 teaspoon sea salt Directions Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grind…

Cholesterol: Truths & Myths

It’s “back to school” time! I have even seen some early leaves turning their colors. Let’s celebrate our health and wellness together this harvest season. One of the ways you can actively participate in your health maintenance is to get routine screening blood work each year (CBC, Comprehensive metabolic & lipid panel, thyroid panel). The…

The Late Summer

Greetings! Even though we likely have more than a month of sunny weather to look forward to here in Portland, our calendars tell us that autumn is once again approaching.  But, before the leaves fall to the ground, we have the glorious harvest season to look forward to.  Whether your region experiences four seasons or…